Photographer, exhibitions curator, cultural animator, founder of the Farbiarnia Gallery, director of the 1st International Festival of Analog Photography Lovers — VINTAGE PHOTO FESTIVAL. She studied photography at Lodz Film School and Gender Studies and English Philology at Humboldt University in Berlin. A graduate of “Polish and International Art Market” at the Academy of Finance and Business Vistula. She created “FARBIARNIA” http://farbiarnia.org – fine-art photography studio and gallery of fine-art photography in her hometown The City of Bydgoszcz. “Farbiarnia” for Photographers is what literary cafe for writers – a natural creative environment that includes: photographic studio, art gallery, vernissage cafe, workshop space and publishing house. Scholarship-holder of the Mayor of The City of Bydgoszcz and The Marshall of the Kujavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship for people involved in artistic creativity and the dissemination of culture.
Editor-in-chief and founder of Slideluck Editorial (www.slideluckeditorial.com): a new platform with the aim of showcasing the best photographic work from Slideluck events worldwide, and of providing tips and advice for the creation of effective multimedia storytelling.
Former Director of Slideluck London current Director of Slideluck Europe, Maria Teresa works as solo-curator or in collaboration with some of the most renowned photography professionals, to bring compelling photographic multimedia slide shows in London and Europe, since 2008. Co-curated an exhibition and publication produced by Slideluck London, FORMAT International Photography Festival and QUAD, and designed by Akina Factory, called Hungry Still. The project showcases twenty-four of the best international photographers, and it’s a unique photo-cookbook featuring images from each of the artists, anecdotes and recipes. Contributing writer for GUP Magazine: interviews and portfolios of selected artists presented at Slideluck Europe’s events are featured in the magazine, to gain deeper insights into the projects. For many years, she has worked as creative strategist and planner in advertising agencies between London, Milan and Bari.
Polish critic, art historian and an americanist, editor-in-chef of the “Shum” Magazine. He worked as a curator at the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle. He is a lecturer in the School of Social Sciences, the Academy of Photography in Warsaw, the University of Arts in Poznan and for Museum Curatorial Studies at the Jagiellonian University. Former editor-in-chef of the “Obieg” Magazine. Member of the Association of Art Historians. Along with Lukasz Gorczyca runs polishphotobook.tumblr.com
Wojciech Prażmowski was born in 1949 in Częstochowa, Poland. He began working as a photographer in 1968 and participated in the National Exhibition of Fine Art Photography in Czestochowa. In 1975 he graduated from the Skola Vytvarnej Fotografie in Brno, Czech Republic, and from the National Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in tsidi, Poland. To date, he has participated in over 300 photographic exhibitions in Poland and abroad. Praimowski has been a member of the Association of Polish Artists Photographers (ZPAF) since 1977. Initially involved in metaphorical photography, with elements of conceptualism, he later produced,photo-ob-jects: His works are held in the collections of the tocii Art Museum, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, The National Museum in Warsaw, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.